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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 551.
Published: 01 August 2003
.../Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking 551 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2000), 371 pp. There is no modernity without coloniality. Hence there are two critiques of modernity, one internal (postmodernism, deconstruction...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 305.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Richard Rorty Hauke Brunkhorst, Solidarity: From Civic Friendship to a Global Legal Community , trans. Jeffrey Flynn (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005), 253 pp. © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E R E V I E W S...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 306.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Natalie Zemon Davis Arthur Mitzman, Prometheus Revisited: The Quest for Global Justice in the Twenty-first Century (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2003), 319 pp. © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 167.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Alastair Hamilton Grafton Anthony Most Glenn W. , eds., Canonical Texts and Scholarly Practices: A Global Comparative Approach ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2016 ), 388 pp. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 488–507.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Wai Chee Dimock Duke University Press 2003 PLANETARY TIME AND GLOBAL TRANSLATION “Context” in Literary Studies Wai Chee Dimock What is the appropriate scale for the study of culture and, in particular, the study...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 114–115.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Jeffrey F. Hamburger Keene Bryan C. , ed., Toward a Global Middle Ages: Encountering the World through Illuminated Manuscripts ( Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum , 2019 ), 296 pp. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 11 4 Bryan C. Keene, ed...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (1): 157–159.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Jakob Lothe As her well-chosen title indicates, Jasanoff takes a particular interest in the aspects of Conrad's narrative fiction that establish the author as a pioneer of modern times. Conrad was not a prophet—he did not and could not predict what would happen. He wrote about global trends...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 515–516.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Anthony Pagden Parker Geoffrey , Global Crisis: War, Climatic Change, and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century . ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2013 ), 845 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 501–502.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Stanley N. Katz David Armitage, The Declaration of Independence: A Global History (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2007), 320 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II, What’s Wrong...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 318.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Henry Kamen van Deusen Nancy E. , Global Indios: The Indigenous Struggle for Justice in Sixteenth-Century Spain . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2015 ), 336 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 319–320.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Henry Kamen Parker Geoffrey , Imprudent King: A New Life of Philip II . ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2014 ), 438 pp. Thomas Hugh , World without End: The Global Empire of Philip II . ( London : Allen Lane , 2014 ), 463 pp. © 2016 by Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 303–324.
Published: 01 April 2017
... on yoga, whose macrohistory comprises a global case of xenophilia, beginning with Vivekananda's address at the World's Parliament of Religions in Chicago and still ongoing today. Before that watershed speech in 1893, however, indigenous scholars were translating Sanskrit texts into Bengali as part...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 375–388.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Linda Safran; Adam S. Cohen This article describes two different sessions taught at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts by Linda Safran and Adam S. Cohen as part of a three-year J. Paul Getty Foundation “Connecting Art Histories” initiative titled “Global and Postglobal Perspectives on Medieval Art...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 341–345.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Richard Rorty; Jeffrey M. Perl In this essay Rorty argues that care or concern alone is inadequate for dealing with problems of Third World poverty; neither is there likely to be a convenient technological fix. There is no evading the hard decisions that global poverty will require of the rich...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 348–356.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Amartya Sen; Jeffrey M. Perl Sen’s essay concerns the existence of extensive hunger amidst unprecedented global prosperity in the contemporary world, but he argues that the problem would be decisively solvable if our response were no longer shaped by Malthusian pessimism. Effective famine...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 259–270.
Published: 01 April 2019
... that intellectuals have a special obligation to work cooperatively to eliminate intellectual obstacles that stand in the way of commensuration, communication, and comprehension globally. It is this responsibility that he calls “intellectual philanthropy.” university values liberal arts philanthropy...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 298–307.
Published: 01 April 2020
... religion. This essay details examples found in Cape Verde, whose creole society developed from the admixture of its Portuguese settlers and its formerly enslaved African population. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Cape Verde, like many other countries in the “global South,” emerged as a scene of fierce...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 242–260.
Published: 01 May 2022
... and often diametrically opposed actors now advocate sortition as a tool for addressing crises of political representation. How are we to understand this convergence? Over the past two decades, the field of experience and the horizon of expectation of citizens in the global North have profoundly changed...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 284–300.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and widespread fear of the coercive power of modern society. The price of the victory over evil, in these tales, is disenchantment. Tolkien is the first author to imagine disenchantment on a near-global scale, using literal disenchantment as a metaphor for a kind he could expect his readers to know firsthand...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 375–382.
Published: 01 April 2011
... of debt in our lives. It is a question of seeking out shadows that belong specifically to our global financial system, rather than belonging to ways of accounting order, honor, and revenge from a repressed past. If financial institutions, governments, businesses, and individuals were all exposed to high...